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Preparing Your Car for Winter Weather

25 Sep

As cooler weather starts to set in, it’s time to look ahead to those much colder months and how your vehicle is going to handle them.  Winter weather can present all sorts of challenges for your vehicle.  While newer cars are specifically designed to handle wintry weather conditions, there are still some steps that you […]

Tips for Driving Safely Around Potholes

27 Aug

Everyone usually has to drive at least once in their lifetime. However, not many people know that potholes can be dangerous. It can be dangerous for you, for others and for your vehicle that has to endure the damage that comes from these hidden holes in the road. While some may be small and just […]

Tips for Sharing the Road With Cyclists

26 Jul

The number of cyclists that are hit by motor vehicles each year is astounding. So, as the driver of one of those vehicles, you should definitely be concerned with roadway safety and knowing what it takes to avoid car-versus-bike accidents. If you are mindful in your approach to sharing the road, then there is no […]

The Dangers of Drinking and Driving

16 Jun

Most people realize already that driving under the influence isn’t a good idea, but few actually take the time to analyze why that is. Sure there is a danger of getting caught and getting a ticket, which could potentially do real harm to your life, but there’s also the risk that you’ll hurt yourself or […]

Summer Driving Safety Tips

03 May

A few years back, the Department of Transportation published data showing that summertime is one of the most hazardous times of the year for driving. Shocking, right? Like most people, we would have guessed that winter took the award for most dangerous driving season. Alas, it’s just not the case. The summer sun can get […]

How to Safely Share the Road with Big Trucks

03 Apr

When it comes to sharing the road, many drivers, especially new drivers, have a lot of anxiety about driving with trucks.  While we certainly understand the intimidation of these larger vehicles, it is important to understand that they, too, are just trying to get somewhere safely. When it comes to navigating the roadways and big-rigs, […]

Teenage Driving Safety Tips

07 Mar

For most parents, handing over the keys to new teenage drivers can be a little scary.  But, with the right preparation and education, it doesn’t have to be.  That’s why it’s so important to set certain driving rules and expectations long before your teenager ever gets behind the wheel.  By instilling a few vital keys […]

5 Features of Defensive Driving

06 Feb

Every time you get on the road, you face very different and unique situations that require their own specific courses of action.  This is why it is absolutely essential to practice defensive driving.  With the implementation of five very simple defensive driving tips, you can become a safer driver each and every time you get […]

Driving Courses for Senior Citizens

09 Jan

Although driving may begin to seem like second nature over the course of our lives, it’s a fact that driving is a skill. There is no instinct or talent involved. It is something that must be taught, and once we have learned how to do it (and hopefully, do it well), we should always be […]

DIY Car Maintenance: How to Clean Car Battery Terminals

12 Dec

If you’ve ever gotten in your car, turned the key to start the ignition and nothing happened, chances are pretty good that it was a battery problem.  Maybe you left the lights on and it drained your battery, or maybe there was something more to it, like dirty, greasy, corroded battery terminals. This problem pops […]